Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


He faced about, and his Grace also, and both stared in wellbred surprise.

It is now going out of fashion, even among the most wellbred people; probably from a want of consideration of its importance.

She was recently from Germany, and understood but little English, yet she was evidently a wellbred lady.

She discovered herself to be a wellbred woman, but she was not one of fortune's favorites.

A gentleman, whose first-rate tailoring and frictionless manners proclaim the wellbred West Ender, comes in from the hall.

Equally pleased with each other's externals, we were soon familiar: he was witty, sarcastic, and wellbred.

Wellbred has a half-brother, a plain squire, named Downright, and a sister married to a rich city merchant named Kitely.